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Hundreds to gather Saturday at URI for Diversity Summit

Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862

WHAT: URI Diversity Summit, a regional one-day workshop attracting about 500 students from colleges around New England and Florida.

WHO: Maura Cullen, consultant, higher education student affairs professional, and author of Thirty Five Dumb Things Well Intended People Say, will be speaking at this event. Cullen has had 25 years of experience as a diversity trainer/speaker at over 500 universities and organizations. She received her doctorate in Social Justice and Diversity Education from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Edwards Hall Auditorium, 64 Upper College Road, Kingston Campus

TO MAKE COVERAGE ARRANGEMENTS CONTACT: Dave Lavalle, URI Department of Communications and Marketing, 401-874-5862.